The winners of Duffield Parish Council's photography competition were formally announced at the Full Council meeting last night.
The overall winner of the Adult Category was Sharon Jackson, with her photo of a dog walker on a misty morning at Ecclesbourne Meadow, the field alongside Gray Recreation Ground.
There were over 100 entries, all of a high standard. Our judges, professional photographer Ashley... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 May 2021 16:00 by Jackie Clements
Love to read? Project Cheer are holding a FREE mystery book swap on Sunday May 9th between 1pm and 4pm.
You don't have to bring another book with you to take part (although you can if you want to), simply turn up at the Weston Centre, Duffield to receive a wrapped 'mystery book'... so you won't know what you'll be getting! Enjoy the surprise of opening your book parcel and trying something new.
The Book... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 17:07 by Jackie Clements
Councillor Mark Spilsbury represented Duffield Parish Council on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway's steam-hauled 10 Year Anniversary trip from Wirksworth and Duffield to celebrate the recommencement of services as we all emerge from lockdown.
The trains offer a private compartment on board, which can seat up to 6 passengers from the same household bubble or 2 passengers with social distancing. Councillor... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 17:57 by Jackie Clements
The Parish Council and The RJ Weston Charity (Weston Centre) are both seeking a part-time Administration Assistant (12 hours/week).
To find out more about either vacancy and how to apply, please see the Parish Council vacancies page.
The closing date for the Weston Centre vacancy is the 12th April and the closing date for the Parish Council vacancy is the 4th May 2021.
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:10 by Jackie Clements
Duffield Community Association has launched an appeal to purchase and install 2 additional defibrillators in the village in 2021.
For the past 2 years The Duffield Community Association (DCA) has been coordinating the DUFFIELD DEFIBRILLATORS PROJECT to ensure that ALL households in the village are within 400metres of a publicly accessible defibrillator (The British Heart foundation recommendation).... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 17:37 by Jackie Clements
Now's the time to get your entries in to our photography competition - the closing date is 28th February, so you have until Sunday to send us your photographs of Duffield throughout 2020 and 2021. The competition is open to anyone of any age who lives, works or goes to school in Duffield - see the poster to find out more. To enter, visit the website page.
Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:43 by Jackie Clements
A report has now been produced based on the feedback provided to a parking survey that was distributed directly to households and businesses on Town St, Ecclesbourne Ave and Chapel St in November 2020. There was a strong response of around 42% of the residents and businesses who received a survey. Our thanks to all those who responded. The report will now be presented to Derbyshire County Council to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 17:37 by Jackie Clements
Every five years, Duffield Parish Council prepares a Village Action Plan (VAP). It defines what facilities and other changes residents would like to see in future. It sets the direction for the village and gives everyone the opportunity to comment and provide their input. The last plan was published in 2015 and covered the period 2015 to 2020.
Early in 2020, the Parish Council started the process of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 16:17 by Jackie Clements
The Parish Council office at Cemetery Lodge is closed over Christmas from Thursday 17th December and will re-open on 5th January 2021.
If your query is urgent, to contact the Clerk call 07719 103015 or email email@example.com
For all Cemetery enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, please be aware that the Outdoor Management & Development Committee... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 16:13 by Jackie Clements
Duffield Parish Council is launching a photography competition to showcase "The spirit of Duffield" over the last 12 months.
Open to anyone who lives, works or goes to any of the three schools in the parish of Duffield, we're looking for your photos of Duffield that sum up the year: its people, community, buildings and landmarks, green spaces or natural environment; images that bring to life the community... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:55 by Jackie Clements